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BI/TTHEY1LLR, '(ARK,? : COURIER Those Were The Days' You'll Have To Go Some To Best Alley Donald's Performance BY. GEORGE KIIiKSEV "United Press Staff Correspondent NEW YORK, July 2C t UP)—Kir winning 12 straight games, Alley Donald's rewaid is a visit to hU dentist ta get a tooth yanked But If jou knew Alley Dcnald, you'd feel sorry foi the dentist Tlie Chai- andrant, La, boy has a way with him:'whether he's toeing the pitcher's plate or sitting in the dentist's chair The Yankee rookie is cne of these ball players sou don't even notice at first but he grows on 5011 The mere jou see cf htm the teller you have to like it Bill Dickey probably called lhe linn on Donald when lie said, "He always seems lo get a little c\tra something on the ball when he's in a jam " Anyway, he cMildn't win 12 straight without a. less even with the Yankees behind him, unless he had plenty on the ball He beat the Browns jesterday on five hits, 5-1, and had a no hitler until Uo were out in the sixtli Ho has beaten the Browns, White Sox, and Indians thrice each, the Senat-rs twice, and the Athletics cncc 'lhe Tigers Knocked him out of Die box in a game In which he wasn't tlie pitcher of iccoid and he has faced the Red So\ only in a lelief role Yc« have to dig up some pietty fair chunkers, lo top Donald's record Walter Johnson, Joe Wood, Lefty Grove, and Schcoiboj Rowe are tied for the American League consecutive game record, cadi with 16 straight, but Donald's 12 beats any tiling ever recorded by a flist- >car pitcher. ' The White Sox hones moon is c\er. The Red Sot banged them around twice, 3-2 and G-5 (10 innings) Lefty Grove did the Job In the opener, winning No 10 with an eight-hit performance Ted Williams' triple and Joe Cronln's double won the first game Honors by Doerr and Fo\\ lied tlie score m the ninth inning of the nightcap, and Jim Tabor's single tliove m the winning marker m the 10th It was the first time tills season Chicago had l:st a twin bill •'A nine-run rails in the ninth with the score tied, 3-3, enabled * the Indians to trim the Athletics, 12-8, although tlie A's came back with a five-run rally themselves Freddy Hiitchinsoii, recalled from Toledo, lost his first major league slart as Washmglcn beat Detroit, 5-3. Emil Leonard outpitched him * fort Ills -lOtri win'.-Hutch, allowed 10 lifts. •> The Cincinnati Reds Increased their National League lead lo 10 games by defeating the Bees, 2-1, last night to Cincinnati before 28,' 682. Bucky WWten> hung up victory ' No. 17 with a three-hiltoi. Hauy Craft's homer with a mate en \^<m the game. Carf Hubboll ended cne of the longest Giant losing streaks in history by going 13 innings to beat lhe Cardinals,, fi-3. Old Hub held tiie Cards to 10 hits. Prank Demaree's homer with n mate en followed by another circuit clout by Mel ott did lhe Irlck. 1 ' The Dodgers came out of then slump, knocking off tlie Cub-; twice, 8-6 and 3-1. They blew n 5-0 leat! in the, opener tnly to come back with a tlvree-run rally in the nintl to win. Hugh Casey pitched n six- hitter in the nightcap. Hugh Mulcahj-'s wild pitch In thi 10th allowed two runs to score giving Pittsburgh a 5-4 victory , over Ihe Phils. Elbie^ Fletcher's triple with two aboard tied the socre in the eighth. * « * 'Yesterday's hero—Carl HubbJll, the Gianls' almcst forgotlcn hero of other days who bravely risked ruining his arm forever by going 13 Innings ta break his plub's nine-game losing streak with a 6-3 viclory over the Cardinals. BASEBALL STANDINGS %feM Charles Moore shows President .lames D. llosklns of University of Tennessee how he originated drop-kick nearly 50 years ago. BE FIRST 'harlcs Moore S t a r r e i Will) and Coached Firsl lenncssee Team •BY GI.KNN MvNKir, VK>V Service Special t'orres|jondcnl KNOXVILLE, July 20.—Settled comfortably in a soft leather chair In the office of James D. llosklns "harles Moore tells lhe president of tlie University of Tennessee how lie originated the drop kick. They had not seen each other since Ihcy were members of (lie Institution's first graduating duns 48 years ago. Moore, now n resident of Sun Francisco, captained the Volun r leers' first, foolbal] Ueam In 1890. "We practiced down there where the tennis courts are now," he explains, pointing out an open window. "We didn't have any scats and didn't dim-go admission to eamcs. People . stood along ."the sidelines . . '. moved up and down the field with' lhe players." i As captain, Moore conducted practice, worked out' plays auc! perfected signals. "We didn't have a coach," he asserts. "I remember the day the first coach was hired. "I had the Icnm down on the field practicing and a inun by the name of Cannon came down and told me he had been hired us coach and would take over. That klnda hurt me. "I was pretty fiery back in those days and when I got through telling that fellow what I thought, he went back up lhe hill lo the offices. I never stuv him again," l-'IKST I)KO1> KICK DKATS VANDEHim/r It was.during his days as captain that Moore discovered the iron- kick. He built n play around Kent,' a small Negro boy who helped keep the offices clean, in a| loud siilt half of which was orange and hnlt white . . . Tennessee's colors. For myself I had tailored a long, sp)ll-l«tl coat and l!g:>t- filling trousers of a bright yellow hue. I wore a derby. My, but I sporlcd ni'O'iiiui Dial day," Mr. llosklns tclts how he led 'Kn- ncssee's first yell ... at a military event. Jle relates Iiow .the Institution is erwn. There were only nine the Initial graduating class. Nearly 500 graduated -.this year. Moore spent 25 years wlili ilic United Stales Bureau of chemistry. Ho originated the first pure food law, the one finally enacted in 19C6 . . . lias since fought for a better oue. "Do you TOiiember when—"Is a common phrase as the silver-halr?d old school cronies, both C9, chat. •Moore, the original drop-kicker, dropped In on Dr. Iloskins en rculc lo San Francisco from Wnsh- inglon, where he went to urge passage of n slrlcter national pure food and drug law. Burton Meets McDaniel At Lepanto On Friday Don Burton, Blytlievllle fighter, will) meet Roy McDaniel in tlie main event en the boxing program at Lepanto Friday night. Other Clubs Finding Them Tough; Chicks Trip Lookouts By Onlled Press The Nashville Vols, playing over the ,500 mark for the first time this season, today were beginning lo bear out Manager Larry Gilbert's reputation, for strong finishes. It's nothing unusual fcr Gilbert teams to flounder around in the second division for the first half of the race and the Vols Ihls year have acted suspiciously like the New Orleans aggregations Hint Larry piloted before lie transferred his affiliations to Nashville. With the Vols crowding on the heels of the fourth-place Sm:k!es, managers are passing the word around that Gilbert is under way and Nashville will be hard to keep out of ii berth in the play.-oll. The Vols came from 'way back in the last twc. Innings last night to edge Hie Birmingham Barons '1 lot C. The visiting Barons led C to Pilot Third Baseman ' Takes 'French Leave 1 CAnUTHERSVILLE, Mo., July 20 —Officials of the Cai-Htliersvllle' Pllols baseball club of the North-! east Arkansas League yesterday announced the suspension of Hussell Glldlg, of New Orleans, La., for jumping Ihe learn this .week. Gltdig left here Monday evening, stating lie was through wllh baseball and was rcturinli; to his home. Gltdig played third base for the Pilots this and last year, and at lhe lime' he lelt,- he was among the lending ,300 or boiler hitlers In lhe league. Officials of Ihe chili said his action made him liable for suspension for five years. Benny Dorcey, centerfielder wltn lhe Pllols Hits year, also return-xl lo Ills home in New Orleans this week, having been given his release by the Pilots. Dorcey, con-I sfdcrcd OUR of the besl hustlers hi he league, nnd an excellent ball hawk, received nn' ankle Injury last week, and examining physicians estimated he would not be able to play any more this year, ilc was allowed to return home to let lhe Injury heal. ^•jt?LY'j^l93g. Gwin Club Wins Over , ' ParagouU-GoH Team •CAHUTHERSVILLE, Mo, Julv25 -The local Gwin country club golf learn defeated lhe Pnrngoiild Ark., learn 31 lo 27 In u lo s) , C c!ni play-off match on t| lc Kennett course Sunday, for the champicn- shlp of lhe southern division Both teams had finished lhe round robin season with identical records and tlie play-cff match to decide the championship wns held on a neutral course. Donald Provoiv was low scorer for the Gwin tenm with 71 ( Cf uic eighteen hcle.s, while Dud n a .. es had 70 lo turn in low score for the Paragould team. Read Courier News want ads. 3 going into the eighth, but the 'Hie boiil Is scheduled for eight Vols scored one tally In that In- roumls. Burton's weight is listed ning mid put tcgcther four straHit ' as 158 and McDantel's at 105. Blanchard In Prelim On Sikes-Rlsko Card Big Boy Blanchard, Blyllievlllc heavyweight, will meet Al McCoy In n six-round preliminary en the Bob Sikcs-J:htmy Risko caixl at Pine Bluff, Ark., tonight. The Sikes-Risko fight Ls one of e most important to be 'singed Arkansas in several years. The ghtcrs are heavyweights, KIsko a 'tcrtui of years cl experience who sis never been knocked out is nsidered a trial horse fcr the ;iiijf. young Arkansas fighter. Today's Sport Parade 87 Benry Mcltmort Northeast Arkansas W. L Pet. CaruthersvUle ........ 17 ' Newport ............. IS 10 615 Parag:uld ........... 10 13 . 435 Jonesboro ............ 6 18 .250 Southern League , W. L Pet. Memphis ........... 54 41 .568 , Atlanta ............. 54 44 .55] Chattanooga ........ 52 46 .531 Knoxville .......... 48 41 .505 "Nashville .......... 45 45 , 500 -xBirmingham ...... 44 53 454 Little Hock .......... 42 53 «2 New Orleans .......... 45 55 450 x— Night game American League W. L. Pet. New York 63 25 .716 Boston ..' 54 30 .643 Chicago « 39 .557 Cleveland 43 40 .535 Detroit Washington .. Philadelphia » St.,'Louts NEW YORK, July 28 (UP)—I 'orgct the exact date of (lie last .line :I rose In defense of nn uiiin- leiu athletic offlclil, but the police seigcanl who ii doing a "biography of me places Hie time as ni-6und:-Uic luni of lhe century. Since then I Imi" done mj I to atons for this mistake by belaboring the grand panjandrums of piny with every key on my typewriter, tnlllng flicm,• onions oilier things,, vacuous viceroys, nitwit nabobs,' siMy sahibs, nnd cockeyed Caesars. I didn't miss the heads of any £)x>rt, cither, but ranged| from throwing lire labor lo-worn-' en's gymnastics. I Now, .after so many Lyears, I must 1 again enlist on the -side-of the enemy, tills lime In Uic person .of Walter Pate, non-playing captain of lhe Untied Stales Davis Ciiu 'team. From Scabright, N. J., whore the first ot the i our niajo 1 ;'.tournaments which will decide the personnel of the 1930 American cup side, is being played, come alarming icports of rebel- lion'against Cipiolp. Pale. Tlie players mirier his ;commnnd, alt of whom are tlespevalely anxious lo earn a cup licrlh, bitterly resent . what they consider the "teacher's pet'" attitude of fate toward Gene Mako. One of my informers, who is back In New York to ransom his extra pair of ilan- nels from n Chinese laundry, says open revolt will come, with the .men turning on Pate with tlieir j racquets, if he iasisls on playing Mako In doubles against tile Australians. "If Captain Pate keeps ou pampering . Mako," another of our in- FermeTs said, "lhe boj-s who believe they are better than dene arc likely to yank lhe cnplaln out tin a court and give him a practical demonstration. of how good their torehands. backhands, lous, and volleys are." Obviously this Is the most serious tennis crisis since William Tilden the twice used to create a lawn tennis Munich every other time he stepped on the court. It is regrettable that Mr. Chamberlain can't spare the time lo come hopping over here with his umbrella and handle the appeasing. But as lie can't, perhaps we had better leave It to Captain Pate. He' has proved himself a better than fair hand nt assembling a squad for the winning and defense of the.cup. F.very once In a while he does something'' that makes you wonder if his nickname of "Addle" Isn't justified, but on the whole he does a good Job. If Pate rlocs have nn especial interest nnd pride in Mako it isn't surprising. Critics sneered when Pate insisted Mako was the man to team with. Don Budge last year but Pate had the satisfaction of seeing the team win the Wimble- poor play, not Mako's, that brought about lhe defcal , ' :. 11 should lie remembered, in whacking Pule over lhe head for Davis Cup mistakes, Ihat the man Is serving as cnplain for nothing more; llmti expenses, if that, uritt that,"nil''-lie lias to enln out of the Job Is a share of tlie glory when the u. S. team wins. In light of these fncls It Is hard to believe that lie would willingly jeopardize! au American victory by playing friends rather than play- cis. Amateur tennis Is a hotbed of jealousies, ihnliles, cliques and fac- ,111011!, A lot goes on between lhe pluytrs that uevoi comes to light, anrt Uic man who best knows nbont these things Is Ihe cnplaln. 1, for cue, am willing to. let I'ate choose among the Cookcs, the Grants, the H.iggscs, tlie Shields, the Sabins tho McNeills, Ihe Woods, nnd'thc -S'SJOIMuS HEEPJJ Phillips Beats Power Crew, 8-6; Coca Cola Trips Gpoclycav, 17-3 Philliixs Mclor Company and Cocn Cola Bottling" Company maintained thclr pace nnd joint lead in the City Softball r.cague race las! night, Hie V-8's beating Arkansas Miss-uri Power Corporntion, 8 to 0, nnd Uic BoLtlcrs beating Good- T ear, 17 lo 3. Grinin hurled In fnir form managing lo keep the Electrics in ham hcueh they threatened on several occasions after the V-8's assumed an early lead. He gave up eight lite while (lie V-8's g:t to Bums Tor 10 blows. Gcodvear dually broke its string of ccnsccutive scoreless innings by scoring a run in the third frame of ,1s game wilh lhe B:ltlcrs. The Rubbermen had gone n innings without denting the platler. Wnv- ringlon pitched well for Coca Cola giving up but four hits. Cox worked for Gcodyear, Team R. H. E. Phillips 810 0 Ark Mo 6 8 2 Team R. n. E. Coca Cola 17 14 4 Goodyear 3 4 5 Slam! Team \v. L. Pel. Phillips 5 3 .625 ( , '.- ^ National Lcapie , I- •• *" • W. L. Pet. '.,,,Cincinnati E4 30 .643 <;St. Louis .' 44 40 ,524 , Pittsburgh ,. ...-...:.. 43 39 .524 ',,Chicago .. ,,,,.V,,..4fi 43 .517 '' , '.,.,42 41 .506 ..,'..,',..-,'42 43 .494 sU>!l - • • •*• i * r.,.,"../« 45 .471 ,-;, 25 65 ,170 ...43 45 .469'don and U. S. titles, and of Mako ...37 51 .407 '•• gaining lhe final round of the na- r.. 33 53 .384 ticnal championships. The one his ... 24 63 .2761match the Mako-Budge team lost last >ear was the Davis Cup one wilh Australia, and it was Budge's TERMINIX TERMINATES TERMITES BRUCE- MEMPHIS kept;the set-up secret for t :ear opponents would get hold ot it. "We used the play for the first line against Vanderbilt,' he recalls, "ft won the game, but officials riilcd it out. "They said the quarterback should have touched thp -ball be- Fore I received It from center. "The funny . ; . fortunate tor us . , . • thing about it was thai n Ihat gaihc I played quarterback. I argued lhal point and won out. "As far as I know Hint- was the first time Hie'drop kick had ever been used." Moore selected the Tennessee colors. As president of the alhlelin association it was left lo him lo choose colors for the school's initial field day. "At Ihat time," he elucidates "there \vas some sort of flower, I don't know what they called ft growing profusely 'on-.Die lilll. It was from it that I '. obtained nij ' TENN'JJSSliEV'fJOLOUS ' ' TAKEN FllWi- DAISY ' Dr. Hoskins Interrupts lo explain Hint lhe flower was the tlaisy which he testifies once lUerntls covered Ihe campus. ' -.' "For tltnt first field day," Moore goes on, "i dressed 'LitllD Doc EACH WEEK BUYS NEEDED CAR "l REQUIREMENTS Coca Cola 5 Go;dyear 3 Ark Mo ;.. 3 .625 .375 .373 More Ihan 35,000,000 gallons of antl-frceze were used last year by motorists. Female polar bears hibernate, but the males venture out for food throughout the winter, mmmaammf^o^eaaem PHONK 205 FOKYOUK POULTRY Nice, fat hens and fryers & other poultry at all times. iVE DRESS AN'D DELIVER FJIEF.I STICKLER-GOOmVIN CO. 400 E. Main j, batteries, radios, hcatcri tncl oilier pro;lucis for your car can tie bought on the Firestone Budget Plan for surprising',) little cash outlay and terms so (tnall you'll liatuly notice them. hils for ihrec more in lhe ninth lo | pull the game out of the fire. The Memphis Chicks protected their game and a half^league-lead by defeating the ....Chattanooga Lookouts 7 to 3 as Herman Besse chunked his 14th- pitching victory of tlie year. Besse held the Ixnfc- ouls to only one run thmigh eight innings but eased up in lhe ninth after his mates produced a fat lead. The second place Atlanta Crackers kepi), pace with. the leaders by pounding the Little Reck Travelers for a 1 lo 4 victory. The Crackers polled 15 hits, every man in lhe llneiip gelling at least oue except relief pitcher Clyde Smoll, who didn't come lo bat. Jim Bagby, late Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Jonesbcro"at Farngould. Caruthcrsviile at Ncw'port; Southern League CltfllUmcogA nt Memphis, ulght ame. .'.'.. Atlanta, at Little Hock. Birmingham nt Nashville. Knoxville at New Orleans. .National League Brooklyn at Chicago. New York at-St. Louis. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, two. Only, games scheduled. American League Detroit at Washington. |. Cleveland at Philadelphia: ': St. Louis at New York. Chicago at Boston, : two. of Ilic Boston Red Sox, the losing pitcher for Little Rock. The Knoxville Smokies divided a twin-bill with the New. Orleans Pelicans. New. Orleans took the opener 4 to, 3 in 11 innings when Tom Drake edged Oatlis Swigart and Pete Maltcry in a tight pilch- ing duel. The nightcap went.to Knoxville 3 to 1 on six-hit pitch- Ing by Clare Bertram. The tennis line up in the same order today. Read Courier News VMM ads. Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas 1/cajpic Newp'.rt 5. Caruthcrsviile 1. Paragculd 10, Jonesboro 1. Southern League Night games: Memphis 7, Chattanooga 3. Nashville 7, Birmingham G. Atlanta 7, Little -Rock 4. New Orleans 4, Knoxville 3. • American League Washington 5, Detroit 3. New Ycrk 6, St. Louis 1. Cleveland 12, Philadelphia 3. Boston 3-C, .Chicago 2-5, second 10 innings. ' : . National League Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia. 4, 10 innings. New York G, St. Louis 3, 13 innings. 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